Scholarship earned


Andrew Woodruff senior at Winston Academy and son of Mark and Callie Woodruff was recently awarded an $88,000 in the field of Education which includes a study abroad and technology. Andrew plans to major in Math and minor in physical … Read more

Some nicknames are most definitely earned


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships Monday morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each … Read more

Kemper visitors


CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENTS—Students from the John C. Stennis Vocational Complex-Kemper County were allowed on May 8th an opportunity to take a field trip to Lake Tiak-O’Khata in Louisville, enjoy a relaxed lunch, play a few games of basketball and … Read more

Contest winner

Blanton receives her prize from her teacher Miss Long.

Winston County Farm Bureau Coloring sheet contest

Carleigh Blanton, a 2nd grader at Winston Academy earned the overall winner of the Winston County Farm Bureau Coloring contest and received $25.… Read more

Giving back from the gridiron

Dak with the Gregory family.

By Leah Barbour, Photography by Russ Houston

Starting Bulldog quarterback Dak Prescott wears a green “Pray for Quinn” armband for a family—and a terminally ill 8-year-old boy—he met on Fan Day about a week before Mississippi State football launched the … Read more

Editorial roundup – 05/20/15

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all. –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Poor readers usually are poor students

People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level.

Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases … Read more